Topic: News Corp.

Hulu CEO and CTO to Step Down Jason Kilar, Rich Tom leaving the company between now and March

Well, it was pretty clear to most people that this was coming: Jason Kilar is leaving Hulu, presumably with a huge payout. The exec's exit package has been estimated at…

January 4, 2013, 5:16 PM EST

Hulu's Annual Revenue Approaches $700 Million Online video service claims subscriptions have doubled year over year

It's been a good year for Hulu. Despite a lot of noise about a possible IPO and some hand-wringing over whether or not Jason Kilar would keep his post as…

December 17, 2012, 3:43 PM EST

Analyst: CBS Would Win the C7 Battle Currency shift would funnel ancillary ad sales revenue to Black Rock

After taking a good, long look at TiVo’s set-top-box data as it pertains to prime time broadcast ratings, one influential analyst is of the opinion that Les is more. According to…

December 14, 2012, 5:15 AM EST

WSJ Searching for Creative Agency for Assignment Most recent lead agency mcgarrybowen not participating

The Wall Street Journal is looking for a creative agency for an assignment. The search, which is being conducted by MediaLink, L.A., has been spearheaded by Hamish McLennan, the former…

December 5, 2012, 10:21 AM EST

The Daily's Woes Proves Content, Not Platform Is King Publication was boxed-in from Day 1 by its iPad-only positioning

The Daily will fire off its last electronic dispatches Dec. 15, bringing an end to a deeply flawed, but ultimately important experiment in digital journalism. When the News Corp.-owned publication announced…

December 3, 2012, 2:33 PM EST

High-Level Changes at News Corp. Execs shuffled; folds The Daily, its costly iPad experiment, after a year

Huge changes are afoot at News Corp. today as the scandal-wracked company prepares to split into two publicly traded parts. The media juggernaut announced that Robert Thomson, a long-serving lieutenant…

December 3, 2012, 9:46 AM EST

Roger Ailes Renews News Corp. Contract Fox News chairman and CEO will head multiple divisions for four more years

Roger Ailes has signed a new four-year contract to remain chairman and CEO of Fox News and chairman of Fox Television Stations. The positions oversee multiple Fox properties, including Fox…

October 19, 2012, 3:32 PM EDT

Top 10 Commercials of the Week: Aug. 18-23 Spots that shocked, mocked and invented a holiday

This week, a headless pair of breasts sought to sell scents, we saw a final spot from the late Tony Scott, and The Sun found a way to shine. Many of…

August 23, 2012, 4:28 PM EDT

Group Petitions FCC to Deny Renewal of Fox TV Licenses Action against News Corp. is seen as a long shot

Washington reaction to the News Corp. hacking scandal has been relatively quiet, but at least one group isn't giving up. The Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington filed a…

August 22, 2012, 12:40 PM EDT